115 and scaled its walls by means of movable platforms. Having taken the Patras and feudatory chiefs, and nobles who were defending the fort prisoners, he gave them assurances of safety, and returned to Vidyanagara. (Krsnaraya) once again set out from the Karnata country with the object of effecting the conquest of Kalinga ini§. S. 1438 Yuva. He entered the Janinii valley, passed from Kona by the way of Kottham and subjugated Vaddadi and Madugalu from Potnur. Finally he moved upon Katakani, and offered battle to Prataparudra Grajapati who fled from his capital (as he could not oppose his enemy). A peace was concluded, accord- ing to the terms of which, the Grajapati gave his daughter in marriage to the Raya. Then Krsnaraya finally returned to Vidyanagara. Kaifiyat of Sam&ralakZta, L. K. 19, pp. 147-9. 126. KJjgXARlYA'S ATTACK UPON CUTTACK. While Prataparudra Grajapati Maharaja was ruling the kingdoms of 5.ndhra and Kalinga, Vira Pratapa K^snadeva Maharaya, the lord of the city of Yijayanagara in the western country, who was seated on the throne of the Narapatis, came with his fourfold army to effect the conquest of Kali&ga. He passed through Peddapuram on his way to Katakam, when the country was ruined to some eztent ou account of the confusion caused by the army. After Krsnaraya's return to the western kingdom, the Grajapati once again assumed the government of the country. r^ L. R* 19, pp. 309-10. 127. KRS^ADEVARAYA'S WAR ON KALINGA. The Ancestors of Krsnaraya : — Krsnadevaraya was the son of Narasimhadevaraya and a grandson of Kvaradevaraya. The last mentioned chief ruled from his headquarters at 5.negondi over the southern districts such as Srirangam and Tiruccinapalli.* His son, Narasimhadevaraya, was a man of * * Tfcis is not true.